Meaning of Clarendon


Pronunciation: (klar'un-dun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1609–74, British statesman and historian.
  2. the ecumenical council (1164) occasioned by the opposition of Thomas à Becket to Henry II.
  3. (l.c.)a condensed form of printing type, like roman in outline but with thicker serifs.
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